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The new approaches to securing human existence in society

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9781847426413
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0004
The new approaches to securing human existence in society

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This chapter examines in detail the changes that have occurred in the societal environment. This has led to the situation of growing social insecurity in the globalised world and to the present economic crisis. It studies the new approaches in industrialised countries and the expansion of social security in the developing world. The chapter also argues that to ensure the long-term development of social insurance it must be transparent, economically affordable, and politically acceptable.

Keywords: societal environment; social insecurity; economic crisis; industrialised countries; social security; social insurance

Chapter.  3484 words. 

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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